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Same-Sex Marriage and Children: A Tale of History, Social

Same-Sex Marriage and Children: A Tale of History, Social

Carlos A. Ball

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NCLR offers a wide range of online publications free of charge. The popularity of the issue alone makes the outcome very important to the American people. Both women are attorneys, and one stays home with their child. “Their life is exactly the same as ours,” Danie told me, with a hint of vindication. Concurrently, throughout the late 1970s, as social activism in the gay and lesbian communities was nurturing the growth of a new sense of dignity among lesbians and gay men, adult lesbians and gays became increasingly willing to identify themselves openly.

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The Biosocial Construction of Femininity: Mothers and

The Biosocial Construction of Femininity: Mothers and

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Mothers were interviewed and given clinical questionnaires during pregnancy and when their children were 2, 5, 10, and 17 years of age. The family life of children with lesbian and gay parents is much like that of children in other families. Our adoption and foster care policies must deal with reality, or these children will never have stable and loving homes. The outcome of such a battle is anything but certain. These are generally the two people who are recorded on the child’s birth certificate as parents, which will be evidence of the legal relationship throughout the child’s life. [6] Alternatively, if a child has been adopted, the child’s legal parents will include the parents who adopt him or her. [7] Adoptive parents can also be added to a birth certificate. [8] A child born to an opposite-sex couple will generally have a birth mother and a birth father and both of them will be legal parents.

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Always My Child: A Parent's Guide to Understanding Your Gay,

Always My Child: A Parent's Guide to Understanding Your Gay,

Kevin Jennings

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Also, the NLLFS adolescents were asked whether they had experienced stigmatization, and if so, to describe these experiences (e.g., teasing and ridicule). American Journal of Psychiatry, 135, 692-697. GayFathers Coalition, Richmond VA meets 1st Thursday each month 7:00pm at Fan Free Clinic, 1010 N Thompson Street Richmond VA 804-330-4090 for more information. Health care delivery and the concerns of gay and lesbian adolescents. It’s no different than how you’d explain adoption by a straight couple. “The Strattons flew to Beijing and brought little Daisy home.

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The Comeback: Seven Stories of Women Who Went from Career to

The Comeback: Seven Stories of Women Who Went from Career to

Emma Gilbey Keller

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Remember, these gay statistics are just that, ‘statistics’ and this doesn’t mean that your children or loved ones may ever be in any of these groups concerned. People who reported that their mother or father had a same-sex relationship at some point were different than children raised by their biological, still-married parents in 25 of the study's 40 measures. PPT – Understanding and Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth PowerPoint presentation

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Lesbians Raising Sons

Lesbians Raising Sons

Jess Wells

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However, several family process variables—parenting stress, parenting approaches, and couple relationship adjustment—were found to be significantly associated with children’s adjustment, regardless of parental sexual orientation. Six days later he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and given a slim chance of survival. Because all uncorroborated self-report data are subject to biases, and because parents may deliberately or unconsciously minimize the extent of conflicts with their children, these findings cannot be accepted at face value.24 Some advocates of homosexual parenting claim to find confirmation of the "normalcy" of homosexual parenting by observing animal behavior.

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Mothers Surviving Child Sexual Abuse

Mothers Surviving Child Sexual Abuse

Carol-Ann. Hooper

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There are a number of varieties of one-parent families; those resulting from divorce, parents who never-married, as well as a widowed parent. As part of his coming-out process he was an active member of Affirmation in Los Angeles in the late 1980’s before moving to New York. Participants reported differing social experiences (e.g., stigma) as a function of their sex, family type, gay/lesbian parent’s sex, and age at which they learned that a parent was gay or lesbian.

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She Loves You, She Loves You Not...

She Loves You, She Loves You Not...

Julie Anne Peters

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It is designed to broaden readers' thinking on homosexuality and homosexuals in general; to include the dimension of children and parenting within the context of the homosexual family; and to provide specific information about it. It is well documented that corporal punishment is a common occurrence in American families. Adoption.org – Whether you're looking to adopt, looking for birthparents, or are in a crisis pregnancy situation, the new Adoption.org Neighborhood has the resources to help you.

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Keep Singing: Two Mothers, Two Sons, and Their Fight Against

Keep Singing: Two Mothers, Two Sons, and Their Fight Against

Patsy Clarke

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Neal Lesbian And Gay Parenting Handbook: Creating And Raising Our Families PDF Download Research Related to Parenting and Family. The alcoholic may be self-medicating anxiety, anger and depression relating to the internalized homophobia. Families were recruited through the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, a geographic population study of 14,000 mothers and their children. This book will come as a devastating blow to those who think any combination of adults can make good parents.

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Grassroots Warriors: Activist Mothering, Community Work, and

Grassroots Warriors: Activist Mothering, Community Work, and

Nancy A. Naples

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They also often have assumed that their children are likely to be emotionally harmed, subject to molestation, impaired in gender role development, or themselves homosexual. Offers low-cost birth doula services to pregnant people, works with an adoption center to provide doula services for birth mothers, and works with abortion clinics to provide doula services for those seeking abortions. Further, LGBTI refugees should not be resettled in countries where homosexual behaviour is criminalised, such as Papua New Guinea.

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Gay and Lesbian Parenting: New Directions

Gay and Lesbian Parenting: New Directions

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The legalization of same-sex marriage in the US has thrust the tangled legalities of same-sex families into the spotlight, with several similar cases currently being fought in other US states, including another typically gay-friendly state, Massachusetts. Video/C MM359 Grapefruit: The Story of John and Yoko. Family Equality Council has compiled the current state laws in the two links below. A 2006 study of Sweden and Norway found higher dissolution rates among same-sex couples in registered partnerships than among married straight people.

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